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Found 4 items, similar to whistle.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: whistle bersiul
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: whistle bersiul, cicik, peluit
English → English (WordNet) Definition: whistle whistle v 1: make whistling sounds; “He lay there, snoring and whistling” 2: move with, or as with, a whistling sound; “The bullets whistled past him” 3: utter or express by whistling; “She whistled a melody” 4: move, send, or bring as if by whistling; “Her optimism whistled away these worries” 5: make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound; “the kettle was singing”; “the bullet sang past his ear” [syn: sing] 6: give a signal by whistling; “She whistled for her maid” whistle n 1: the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture [syn: whistling] 2: the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle; “the whistle signalled the end of the game” [syn: whistling] 3: acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound 4: an inexpensive fipple flute [syn: pennywhistle, tin whistle ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Whistle Whistle \Whis"tle\, v. t. [1913 Webster] 1. To form, utter, or modulate by whistling; as, to whistle a tune or an air. [1913 Webster] 2. To send, signal, or call by a whistle. [1913 Webster] He chanced to miss his dog; we stood still till he had whistled him up. --Addison. [1913 Webster] To whistle off. (a) To dismiss by a whistle; -- a term in hawking. “AS a long-winged hawk when he is first whistled off the fist, mounts aloft.” --Burton. (b) Hence, in general, to turn loose; to abandon; to dismiss. [1913 Webster] I 'ld whistle her off, and let her down the wind To prey at fortune. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: “A hawk seems to have been usually sent off in this way, against the wind when sent in search of prey; with or down the wind, when turned loose, and abandoned.” --Nares. [1913 Webster] Whistle \Whis"tle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whistled; p. pr. & vb. n. Whistling.] [AS. hwistlian; akin to Sw. hvissla, Dan. hvisle, Icel. hv[=i]sla to whisper, and E. whisper. [root]43. See Whisper.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make a kind of musical sound, or series of sounds, by forcing the breath through a small orifice formed by contracting the lips; also, to emit a similar sound, or series of notes, from the mouth or beak, as birds. [1913 Webster] The weary plowman leaves the task of day, And, trudging homeward, whistles on the way. --Gay. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a shrill sound with a wind or steam instrument, somewhat like that made with the lips; to blow a sharp, shrill tone. [1913 Webster] 3. To sound shrill, or like a pipe; to make a sharp, shrill sound; as, a bullet whistles through the air. [1913 Webster] The wild winds whistle, and the billows roar. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Whistle \Whis"tle\, n. [AS. hwistle a pipe, flute, whistle. See Whistle, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. A sharp, shrill, more or less musical sound, made by forcing the breath through a small orifice of the lips, or through or instrument which gives a similar sound; the sound used by a sportsman in calling his dogs; the shrill note of a bird; as, the sharp whistle of a boy, or of a boatswain's pipe; the blackbird's mellow whistle. [1913 Webster] Might we but hear The folded flocks, penned in their wattled cotes, . . . Or whistle from the lodge. --Milton. [1913 Webster] The countryman could not forbear smiling, . . . and by that means lost his whistle. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] They fear his whistle, and forsake the seas. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. The shrill sound made by wind passing among trees or through crevices, or that made by bullet, or the like, passing rapidly through the air; the shrill noise (much used as a signal, etc.) made by steam or gas escaping through a small orifice, or impinging against the edge of a metallic bell or cup. [1913 Webster] 3. An instrument in which gas or steam forced into a cavity, or against a thin edge, produces a sound more or less like that made by one who whistles through the compressed lips; as, a child's whistle; a boatswain's whistle; a steam whistle (see Steam whistle, under Steam). [1913 Webster] The bells she jingled, and the whistle blew. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 4. The mouth and throat; -- so called as being the organs of whistling. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] So was her jolly whistle well ywet. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Let's drink the other cup to wet our whistles. --Walton. [1913 Webster] Whistle duck (Zo["o]l.), the American golden-eye. [1913 Webster]


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